Job Ref No BH166
Contract Type Temporary
City Bristol
Country UK
Closing Date 1 December 2020

Risk Manager

Role Duties

  • Manage programme risk through the facilitation of risk workshops at all levels from strategic to function/task level; assist risk team members as necessary
  • Provide or supervise all risk management support, including reporting, for business assurance to Initial and Main Gate and as required under CASP
  • Ensuring that all project team members comply with the risk management strategy, plans and procedures, and other risk specific requirements for their assigned scope of work
  • Support the ARM administration team in standard deployments of programme and project ARM risk databases and to ensure quality and accuracy of data therein; maintain, update records, and review risk team updates to ensure a high standard of risk management data
  • Lead the production of detailed project risk reports as required within the OC programme reporting cycle
  • Lead the continuous improvement of risk management activities within the project team through identifying and recommending improvements for implementation
  • Administrator for the risk tools and systems that provide the interface between engineers, project managers, planners, and cost engineers
  • Comply with Project Controls risk management plans and procedures; maintain team standards at programme and project levels
  • Carry out programme risk mitigation planning and control activities as necessary
  • Evaluate programme cost and schedule uncertainty to determine risk; produce analysis and reports as necessary
  • Review and approve detailed project and programme risk reports produced by the risk team; includes monthly and ad hoc reporting
  • Assist in the continuous improvement of procedures as necessary to ensure that risk management is embedded within the project going forwards.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Expert level experience in using ARM, @Risk, Predict! and Primavera Risk Analysis risk management tools
  • Knowledge of MOD policies and procedures for risk management and associated supporting documentation
  • May have completed the Management of Risk (MoR) Qualification at Foundation or Practitioner Level
  • A deep understanding of the concepts of risk management and risk awareness
  • A deep understanding of the difference between estimating uncertainty and probabilistic risk and the associated identification and analysis techniques
  • An understanding of risk perceptions, behaviours and biases and how they affect risk management
  • Knowledge and experience of methods of risk analysis and evaluation and how to identify interdependencies
  • Experience managing issues arising from risk identification
  • A deep understanding of methods of statistical modelling and root cause analysis
  • Knowledge and experience of Risk Inside Costing and Risk Outside Costing
  • Previous experience supervising risk management personnel
  • Sound knowledge of risk management processes and procedures

Experience Desirable

  • Ability to independently conduct deep-dive risk analysis as required by the Domain
  • Project Controls Manager including process improvement analysis by identifying opportunities and application of Lessons Learned process for future risk identification across programmes and projects
  • Ability to analyse risks and identify their potential impact and interdependencies, following agreed risk management policies and procedures and help other people to do so
  • Ability to take account of risk perceptions, behaviours and biases when identifying, analysing and assessing risk
  • Ability to assign risk ownership to appropriate colleagues and/or stakeholders
  • Ability to identify appropriate risk treatment and control measures required to mitigate risks, working with risk owners, managers and other key stakeholders where appropriate
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate risk and risk management activities and act as appropriate to make amendments or escalate as appropriate
  • Ability to manage and maintain ARM in line with risk management policies and procedures, ensuring that risks are properly captured and highlighting any inconsistencies in entries
  • Ability to identify issues arising from risk identification, taking action in line with risk management policies and procedures
  • Ability to produce risk reports for decision-makers and ensure required actions are communicated to relevant colleagues and, where appropriate, stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate and deliver risk management processes; procedures and workshops to non-specialist audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interface with senior representatives from client and external stakeholders
  • Experience in producing detailed programme and project level risk management reports to tight deadlines
  • Producing high quality presentations and training sessions
  • Demonstrated experience of delivering high standard risk management function within defence or engineering industry
  • Ability to articulate schedule risk data to non-specialist audiences
  • Experience in delivery and communication of risk management processes and procedures.

Not all experience is essential, if you feel you would be a good match for this role please get in touch.

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